First Tech Federal Credit Union Expands Board of Directors
Distinguished leaders from Nike, Fiserv and Crosspoint to provide expertise to help accelerate growth
SAN JOSE, Calif. and HILLSBORO, Ore.—September 25, 2023—, the nation's ninth-largest credit union, announced that Margo Fowler, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Nike, Inc.; Dave Keenan, Senior Vice President at Fiserv; and Phil Roush, Chief Financial Officer at Crosspoint, have joined its Board of Directors.
The new board members bring critical leadership and expertise to support First Tech in delivering member-oriented financial services. Fowler contributes extensive legal knowledge managing commercial, intellectual property, marketing, product regulatory, and compliance and operations from more than two decades at Nike, Inc. Keenan brings strong commerce solutions and digital engagement experience and has directed member loyalty initiatives at leading companies. Roush delivers proven finance and accounting leadership expertise from supporting numerous Fortune 100 companies.
"We're thrilled to welcome Margo, Dave, and Phil to First Tech’s Board. As highly respected business leaders, they each bring expertise and insights that will further advance our initiatives in serving our members, employees, and communities," said Jeff Hank, Chairman of First Tech Credit Union. "As First Tech continues to grow and innovate, their combined expertise in legal, finance, and member loyalty will enhance the mission of providing personalized member experiences and services.”
About Margo Fowler
Margo Fowler is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Nike, Inc., where she leads the global legal team for Nike's Geographies and Marketplace and the Office of General Counsel's Strategy, Operations, and Legal Innovation teams. She has extensive legal experience and expertise in commercial, intellectual property, marketing, consumer, digital, product regulatory, compliance and operations. Fowler has spent more than 20 years with Nike and has held prior roles as VP and Chief IP Officer, VP & Global Counsel, Brand Services & Compliance, and additional positions in brand and trademark. She graduated from Cornell University with a JD from The George Washington School of Law.
Fowler stated, "I'm honored to join the Board at such a member and community driven organization that is focused on developing deeper and more meaningful connections with its customers. It is what sets a company apart and I’m eager to bring my legal background to support First Tech's initiatives as it evolves within the industry."
About Dave Keenan
Dave Keenan is currently Senior Vice President at Fiserv, responsible for strategic growth of Fiserv's payment network assets. He brings a deep knowledge of commerce solutions as well as member loyalty. Keenan's more than 40-year career includes leadership positions in both Card Products and Member Relations at MasterCard International, and a previous role directing the Mileage Plus program at United Airlines. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Miami University.
Keenan shared, "The financial landscape is transforming rapidly, and I'm excited to join the Board at a company that’s innovating to meet consumer demand and is as passionate about the member experience as I am. With First Tech's leading position in the credit union industry, I look forward to helping drive value and growth."
About Phil Roush
Phil Roush is the Chief Financial Officer at Crosspoint, a privately owned real estate company based in Northern California. He has over 35 years of experience in Finance and Accounting, having held executive-level positions with PepsiCo, Cisco Systems and SanDisk. Roush has served on the National Committee for Finance Executives International and has been in leadership roles with the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He graduated from Emporia State University with a degree in Accounting and Finance.
Roush stated, "Ensuring that financial institutions are safe and sound during these times of uncertainty is more important than ever. First Tech is an organization that has time and again shown that not only are they one of the safest credit unions in the market today, but they are also delivering exceptional member experiences while keeping their members’ money safe. I'm thrilled to join the First Tech Board to continue helping them deliver critical financial services while helping members achieve their financial goals safely and securely. "
ABOUT FIRST TECH FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
First Tech Federal Credit Union is the banking partner for tech innovators. As the largest national credit union founded by and for the people of tech, First Tech understands the unique financial needs of their community and tailors services and solutions for them, including in-person banking, online and mobile banking, mortgages, loans, an investment division and more. Because First Tech is member-owned, it puts people over profits, with competitive rates and lower fees that provide members with the roadmap they need for future financial success. Founded more than 70 years ago, First Tech has over $17 billion in assets and serves employees of cutting-edge companies like Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, Nike and Google through its dozens of branch locations and more than 5,600 Co-Op Shared Branch locations across the U.S. First Tech is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit www.firsttechfed.com.
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